At Open VLD they want to, but not at any price. “The liberal family is available to start negotiations on this in order to form a government with the three classic political families (liberals, socialists and Christian Democrats, ed.) And the N-VA,” said party chairman Egbert Lachaert. Message between the lines: Open VLD and MR cannot be separated.
This morning De Standaard reported that the green parties will receive an invitation from the preformers. Several sources have confirmed this to VRT NWS. Groen and Ecolo are quite willing to come and talk. The meeting would take place tomorrow morning.
Are Bart De Wever and Paul Magnette really willing to work with the Greens or are Green and Ecolo used as a crowbar to play the liberal parties apart? The coming days will be crucial, because De Wever and Magnette will report to the king on their progress on Saturday.